Disney Internet Group clicks Flannigan

Exec to play key role in developing broadband content

Erik Flannigan has been named senior vice president for all of the non-Disney-branded entertainment Web sites of the Walt Disney Internet Group.

In his new role, Flannigan is responsible for managing ABC.com, Mr.Showbiz.com, Movies.com and Wall of Sound. He will also play a key role in developing broadband entertainment content for Disney’s Internet business.

Promoted from vice president of the Mr.Showbiz, Movies.com and Wall of Sound sites, Flannigan will be relocating from Walt Disney Internet Group’s Seattle office to Los Angeles. Flannigan will lead the integration of the best of breed technologies, applications and content across all of the Walt Disney Internet Group’s entertainment properties.

Flannigan started as an associate editor at Mr. Showbiz in 1995. He expanded the site’s music coverage, the success of which culminated in the launch of Wall of Sound, a satellite site devoted solely to music. In May, Flannigan launched the successful Movies.com, a comprehensive site dedicated to all facets of movie releases.

Prior to joining Mr.Showbiz, Flannigan served as managing editor of ICE, a Santa Monica, Calif.-based monthly publication covering the CD releases. He also served as a senior editor for Seattle’s independent music paper, the Rocket. He also co-authored the book “Led Zeppelin: Heaven and Hell” and edited the book “Backstreets, Springsteen: The Man and His Music.”

More Digital

  • Netflix Unveils 'Great Day in Hollywood'

    Netflix Unveils 'Great Day in Hollywood' Image Spot Highlighting Black Creators

    Erik Flannigan has been named senior vice president for all of the non-Disney-branded entertainment Web sites of the Walt Disney Internet Group. In his new role, Flannigan is responsible for managing ABC.com, Mr.Showbiz.com, Movies.com and Wall of Sound. He will also play a key role in developing broadband entertainment content for Disney’s Internet business. Promoted […]

  • Jonathan Friedland Netflix

    Netflix Comms Chief Jonathan Friedland Out Over Insensitive Comments

    Erik Flannigan has been named senior vice president for all of the non-Disney-branded entertainment Web sites of the Walt Disney Internet Group. In his new role, Flannigan is responsible for managing ABC.com, Mr.Showbiz.com, Movies.com and Wall of Sound. He will also play a key role in developing broadband entertainment content for Disney’s Internet business. Promoted […]

  • 2018 FIFA World Cup

    Fox Sports App Sees Big Lift From World Cup

    Erik Flannigan has been named senior vice president for all of the non-Disney-branded entertainment Web sites of the Walt Disney Internet Group. In his new role, Flannigan is responsible for managing ABC.com, Mr.Showbiz.com, Movies.com and Wall of Sound. He will also play a key role in developing broadband entertainment content for Disney’s Internet business. Promoted […]

  • Uber Sexual Harassment

    Self-Driving Uber Pilot Was Watching Hulu Before Deadly Crash

    Erik Flannigan has been named senior vice president for all of the non-Disney-branded entertainment Web sites of the Walt Disney Internet Group. In his new role, Flannigan is responsible for managing ABC.com, Mr.Showbiz.com, Movies.com and Wall of Sound. He will also play a key role in developing broadband entertainment content for Disney’s Internet business. Promoted […]

  • vice_logo

    New Staff Shakeup as Vice Restructures Its U.K./EMEA Studios, TV Operations (EXCLUSIVE)

    Erik Flannigan has been named senior vice president for all of the non-Disney-branded entertainment Web sites of the Walt Disney Internet Group. In his new role, Flannigan is responsible for managing ABC.com, Mr.Showbiz.com, Movies.com and Wall of Sound. He will also play a key role in developing broadband entertainment content for Disney’s Internet business. Promoted […]

  • Jen Ruggirello

    Vidcon 2018 Showcases Diverse Voices, Creators of Color

    Erik Flannigan has been named senior vice president for all of the non-Disney-branded entertainment Web sites of the Walt Disney Internet Group. In his new role, Flannigan is responsible for managing ABC.com, Mr.Showbiz.com, Movies.com and Wall of Sound. He will also play a key role in developing broadband entertainment content for Disney’s Internet business. Promoted […]

  • lucas the spider - youtube

    YouTube Creators Getting New Options for Paid Memberships, Merch Sales, Video Premieres

    Erik Flannigan has been named senior vice president for all of the non-Disney-branded entertainment Web sites of the Walt Disney Internet Group. In his new role, Flannigan is responsible for managing ABC.com, Mr.Showbiz.com, Movies.com and Wall of Sound. He will also play a key role in developing broadband entertainment content for Disney’s Internet business. Promoted […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content